Deathbed // Short Film Trailer

Deathbed

An old man on his death bed gets a visit from a mysterious woman who claims to be a hospice worker – but she turns out to be someone from the man’s very dark past.

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It's Not what You Know // Featured Short Film

It’s Not What You Know

A man shows up at a Los Angeles house party with a plan and a mysterious lunchbox, but things take a turn when he runs into someone from his past. Out of a simple idea and some powerful moments, It’s Not What You Know came from friends staying at Ava[…]

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Wanderer // Daily Short Picks

Wanderer

A man with a fractured past wakes up in a dystopian reality. Director’s Statement Curious to see what images would accompany his music, Ryuichi Sakamoto created the async International Short Film Competition. Participants had to create short films with a maximum length of 10 minutes and use 1 or 2[…]

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The Decelerators // Daily Short Picks

The Decelerators

Does happiness lie in the past or in the future? Mark Slutsky’s sci-fi short film “The Decelerators” explores what happens when a group of ambitious friends create a machine that allows its user to linger forever in a moment of happiness. As they each take turns removing themselves from the[…]

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All we Ever Had // Daily Short Picks

All We Ever Had

‘All We Ever Had’ traces the journey of losing someone you love to readjusting to this reality. It is a reflection on the past, acceptance and letting go – and everything in between. Director’s statement Our main motivation in filmmaking is to tell genuine, heartfelt and meaningful stories that explore[…]

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Middle Ground || Daily Short Picks

Middle Ground

Struggling under the weight of past mistakes, Eva grants Cameron permission to cheat on her in an attempt to heal their splintered relationship.

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Time Warped || Daily Short Picks

Time Warped

A young inventors time traveling device malfunctions transporting him to different points in time. He is taken on a chaotic journey as he tries to get back home.

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Off Track Betty || Daily Short Picks

Off Track Betty

In a rapidly changing city, a woman realizes she no longer recognizes the neighborhood she calls home. When a young man approaches her with a direct connection to her past, she is forced to ask: When do we hold on to our past, and when is it time to let[…]

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Sleeping Dogs || Daily Short Picks

Sleeping Dogs

Sleeping Dogs follows a former hard-as-nails crook struggling to settle into his dull domestic life. When an enemy from his past shows up, it sends him into a downward spiral of paranoia and fear, tempting him to return to his old ways. That night he’s forced to accept the way[…]

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Heart Strings || Daily Short Picks

Heart Strings

A struggling insomniac is forced to confront her troubled past when a small red string emerges from under her fingernail. As her oblivious boyfriend pulls it out of her, she finds herself unravelling… literally.

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